In a change from the norm, this session was devoted to delivering promotional leaflets for the Friends to local residences and litter picking the streets whilst doping so.


Thirteen members attending this session and Broxtowe Council had supplied plenty of litter pickers, refuse bags and hi-vis jackets.

A total of 600 leaflets were delivered in the area surrounding the reserves with the hope that a few more people would want to join the Friends. A fair amount of litter was collected which the Council removed on Monday.


The usual litter picking was also carried out on the two reserves.

Fortunately it turned out to be one of the best days of the week and was pleasantly sunny and warm.

For the February session, we will be erecting 14 bird boxes including 4 newly purchased ones. These new boxes are made of cedar wood so should last much longer than the others.

The Friends are always looking for extra pairs of hands to help out or to simply support their work, so...

  • to find out when the next work session will take place, click here, or
  • to find out about becoming a member please contact us here, or
  • to discover what goes into managing the sites click here.

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